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Fifteen misconduct cases damaging ANC’s brand

Jacob Zuma heads long list of party members in office under nefarious cloud of crime and corruption, writes Gareth van Onselen

UNEMBARGOED: Zuma must set the frame for Gordhan's budget

Key question is whether Jacob Zuma will be honest in his appraisal of South Africa’s economy and finances, writes Songezo Zibi

STRAIGHT TALK: Ever had that deflated feeling?

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Even stock markets are experiencing year-on-year negative returns. Unheard of, it won’t last! But it could, writes Mark Barnes

ON THE MONEY: New Fica iteration to compound rather than cure banks’ headache

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Changes afoot to legislation could significantly increase load for prominent individuals, writes Stuart Theobald

ON WORK: Liberating gloves-off retort to advertiser’s threat after column

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Whiff of whiplash-smart Whitman behind marketing and communications at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, writes Lucy Kellaway

AU summit of ghosts, guns and Mugabe’s angels

African Union summit of lame ducks continues ineffectual sniping and griping, writes Adekeye Adebajo

A century on, Fort Hare must keep on liberating young minds

As in numerous other cases globally, the power of partnership was demonstrated in politics by Oliver Tambo and Nelson Mandela who formed the first black law firm in SA. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

Oliver Tambo, Nelson Mandela and ZK Matthews on honour roll a powerful reminder of spectacular failure of apartheid project, writes Onkgopotse JJ Tabane

ON THE WATER: Smidgen of bile from a struggle stalwart

Condemnation of state theft, cronyism and corruption crippling SA’s economy and destabilising society nothing to do with race, writes Neels Blom


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The damage is done, but does Zuma even know it?

Election knock may be final straw for party that has placed itself firmly in ashes of Jacob Zuma blaze, writes Natasha Marrian

THICK END OF THE WEDGE: Jacob Zuma’s last shot at redemption

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President must harness capacity and know-how of business sector to turn around South Africa’s dire fortunes, writes Peter Bruce

How immaturity and authoritarianism drive political leaks

Political parties’ internal culture, and the media, have damaged open and honest disagreement, writes Gareth van Onselen

President who wields power from the periphery

Whatever Jacob Zuma’s fate, the battle lines he has drawn will not go away, writes Jonny Steinberg

Next steps must be bold and far-reaching

Mr President, avoid selling vacuous dreams, give an honest account of the economy, and demonstrate commitment to act decisively, writes Mzukisi Qobo

EDITOR’S NOTE Buckle up — it looks like there is trouble ahead

2016 is set to be a challenging year for consumers and the automotive industry writes Mark Smyth

STREET DOGS: An easier sale

Why, despite things getting better for most people most of the time, pessimism is so popular, writes Michel Pireu

HALF ART: The artist’s clear vision echoes a tyrant’s mania

Artist William Kentridge warns against certainty: that way lies obsession and monomania, writes Chris Thurman

LIQUID INVESTMENTS: Cape terroirists make a killing with solo sites

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Rarity is clearly a relative concept, but then so is ‘uniqueness of site’, writes Michael Fridjhon

STREET DOGS: The spite of resistentialism

Sometimes our devices are actively working against us, writes Michel Pireu

THE INSIDER: When in Paris … Vive la différence

French people walk over a portrait of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a protest against his visit in central Paris in January. Picture: REUTERS/JACKY NAEGELEN

Newly assertive France all over Europeans’ Brexit counter-demands, including that cardigans be worn like scarves in the UK and there should be way more shrugging and hand gestures

A reversal of fortune will require a lot more than just rate increases

South Africa will need more than tight monetary policy to restore faith in rand, writes Bronwyn Nortje

Sexual policing violates girls’ right to privacy

Picture: GALLO IMAGES/KHAYA NGWENYA

‘Maiden bursaries’ scandal an example of institutionalised patriarchy and sexism in SA writ large, writes Lindiwe Mazibuko

Advertising stereotypes help keep races apart

Advertising can promote transformation with fearless diversity, writes Suhana Gordhan

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